Fairmont Scottsdale’s Season of Personal Discovery

The beautiful five-diamond Fairmont Scottsdale is offering its guests a truly unique weekend experience this fall with its themed-getaways known as the “Season of Personal Discovery”. Six weekends have been carefully “plotted” out by the resort and by today’s most celebrated authors, who will be joining guests at the Fairmont on their special occasion. Plus guests will take pleasure in resort discounts, including specials at Willow Stream Spa and rounds of golf at the TPC Scottsdale – home of the famous FBR Open!


The past few weekends have been themed around the “love of books” or us females with the “Ultimate Girls Getaway” package. Themed weekends still in store include food, wine, mystery, thrill and giving. See more details below…

Oct. 23-25
Food & Wine for the Soul – Culinary Weekend
Wine connoisseurs and food lovers gather for a delicious and fun-filled weekend of culinary delight as the masters share their secrets and techniques in the kitchen.

Authors to Attend: Michael Mina, Michelle Bernstein, Jamie & Bobby Deen, Karen Macneil and Robin Goldstein

Nov. 6-8
Cloak & Dagger – Mystery Thriller Weekend
This weekend will be filled with intrigue, conspiracy and suspense for all those who love a heart-pounding novel. Some of the best sleuth writers will be on hand to share how they create thrillers that keep readers at the edge of their seats.

Authors to Atttend: Steve Berry, Joseph Finder, Les Standiford, M.J. Rose, David Morrell

Dec. 4-6
Literary Stew – Grand Finale Part I
Saving the best for last, this versatile weekend comes packed with a Pulitzer-Prize winner and crime novelist, mixed with a bit of “Neverland.”

Authors to Attend: Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry, Scott Turow

Dec. 4-6
Small Change for Big Change – Grand Finale Part II
Planned at the start of the holiday season, this themed weekend will show how even the smallest gesture pays big dividends with the inspirational voices of great philanthropists.

Authors to Attend: Jacqueline Novogratz, Wendy Smith, Jessica Jackley

The Season of Personal Discovery Weekend Package Includes:

  • Two nights in a luxuriously appointed Fairmont guestroom
  • Discounts on treatments at Willow Stream Spa and rounds of golf at the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course
  • A “Personal Discovery” gift

“Meet the Authors” welcome cocktail party

Continental breakfast
Readings, demonstrations and Q&A sessions
Lunch with the authors
“Mix & Mingle” cocktail party
Gala dinner feauturing one of more of our distinguished guests

Farewell continental breakfast

For reservations or more information, call 800.908.9397 or visit www.fairmont.com/scottsdale.

  1. I am torn between two weekends: the Food & Wine for the Soul – Culinary Weekend or the Cloak & Dagger – Mystery Thriller Weekend. Maybe is I plan properly, I can do both.

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